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Autodesk

“Innovation is re­warded” at this design software company, where employees can “make their mark” working on the tools ­designers use to ­“create a more beautiful world.” To encourage creative thinking, employees who have new patents granted are given bonuses of up to $2,000.

Learn more in the Great Place to Work review here.

Rank last year

54

Years on list

9

HQ location

San Rafael, Calif.

Total employees

8,771

Job openings (as of February 2017)

230

Industry

Information Technology

Revenue (2016 or most recent year)

$2.5 billion

Year founded

1982

Type of organization

Public

Number of work sites

32

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Perks
offers
Unlimited sick days
Onsite fitness center
Discounted gym memberships
Telecommuting
Fully-paid sabbaticals
Domestic partner benefits for same-sex couples
Non-discrimination policy includes sexual orientation
Sick days for part-timers
Health insurance for part-timers
PTO for volunteering
College tuition reimbursement
does not offer
100% health coverage
Job sharing
Compressed work weeks
Onsite medical care facility
Medical facility at all locations
Onsite childcare
Diversity
% Women33%
% Minorities29%
% African-American/Black2%
% Asian20%
% Caucasian/White68%
% Hispanic/Latino5%
% Native American/Alaska Native< 1%
% Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander< 1%
% Two or more races2%
% Unknown ethnicity2%
Paid Time Off
General PTO26
Total PTO after 5 years26
# Sick daysUnlimited
Max hours PTO for volunteering48
General PTO for part-timers26
# Sick days for part-timers-
Compensation
Most common job (for salaried employee)Software Engineer
Avg. base pay (salaried)$133,185
Avg. extra compensation (salaried)$15,911
Total pay for most common job (salaried)$149,096
Most common job (for hourly employee)Executive Assistant
Avg. base pay (hourly)$85,170
Avg. extra compensation (hourly)$6,354
Total pay for most common job (hourly)$91,524
Avg. monthly rate for onsite childcare-
Hiring/Staffing (Past 12 Months)
Full-time job growth %2%
# of job applicants46,159
Avg. # of applicants per opening47
FT voluntary turnover7%
Jobs filled internally225
% Jobs filled by referral25
# New graduates hired30
Avg. college tuition reimbursed-
Training
Avg. # hours training (salaried workers)22
Avg. # hours training (hourly workers)22

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